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  • Why Boro's top man Mark is moving to City

    BILLY McEwan's first summer signing Mark Hotte is hoping that joining the Minstermen will boost his chances of returning to the Football League. read more

  • Aimee Mann, The Forgotten Arm (SuperEgo/V2) ***; Mary Lorson & Saint Low, Realistic (Cooking Vinyl)

    AIMEE Mann is knocked out by her new passion for boxing. read more

  • 'Warah chance - 02/06/05

    Eswarah, unbeaten in her two races to date, can hit the jackpot at Epsom tomorrow by completing a hat-trick in the £350,000 Vodafone Oaks. read more

  • Show respect, Brother

    SOUL great Otis Redding sang about it in the mid-Sixties and Tony Blair has started going on about it again. Yes, respect is the word. read more

  • Shame game gets backing

    HARD-HITTING proposals to blacklist companies which flout health and safety regulations have won backing from senior professionals in York. read more

  • Mutual fund takes root in Yorkshire

    A £3 MILLION residential scheme in North Yorkshire will be realised thanks to a mutual fund launched by two businessmen. read more

  • Opticians opens new hearing centre

    A YORK store is looking after the eyes and the ears of the city. read more

  • Centre's cash boost

    THE MCC are to fund the Leeds-Bradford Universities' Centre of Cricketing Excellence for a further three years when the present 12-months' deal expires at the end of this season. read more

  • "I never heard anyone say a bad word about Bob"

    A POPULAR sportsman who once rescued a young girl from a river has died at the age of 72. read more

  • Review: Improbable Fiction, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, on various dates until September 17

    WHO controls a book: the author, the characters or you, dear reader? Such a question was a cornerstone of the cutting-edge English Literature degree course in my university youth. read more

  • Fume offenders face centre ban

    HEAVY lorries and old buses could be banned from parts of York city centre in an effort to improve air quality, council chiefs revealed today. read more

  • Survivor's cycle ride campaign

    A PROSTATE cancer survivor is celebrating his return to good health by helping to fund vital research. read more

  • "I'm not the firestarter"

    "I'M not the firestarter" - that was the message today from York resident Julian Williams. read more

  • Council fears £17K mail bill

    COUNCIL chiefs could have to send more than 84,000 letters to residents as they deal with York pubs wanting to extend their opening hours. read more

  • Granddad who confronted gang of teenagers with an air rifle is spared prison

    A COUPLE have vowed not to be pushed out of their own street by gangs of youths they say have made their lives a misery for years. read more

  • Sex attack CCTV clues

    THESE are the images of a young man detectives urgently want to speak to in connection with a serious sexual assault on a York woman. read more

  • Hospital beats crime with cardboard police

    THEY are always on duty, and their ever-watchful eyes keep a constant lookout for trouble. read more

  • Ralph McTell, Red Sky (Leola) ****

    The 19 tracks on the newly-repackaged Red Sky span a wide range of musical styles - everything from folk to rock, blues to country - enhancing Ralph McTell's reputation as a versatile and talented songwriter. read more

  • Nitin Sawhney, Philtre (VVR) ****

    NITIN Sawhney, an Anglo-Asian who grew up in Kent, fills his albums with musical references, sometimes touring the world with a guitar and his recording equipment. read more

  • Way we were

    Thursday, June 2, 2005 read more

  • Site Foreman/Team Leader

    SITE FOREMAN/TEAM LEADER to install mezzanine floors and racking. Some fabrication skills would be necessary plus a willingness to work away from home. Good rates of pay. Send CV or call for application form to: Storplan Racking Ltd, The Airfield, Full Sutton, York YO41 1HS. Tel 01759 371553 read more

  • Retail Opportunities

    EXCITING OPPORTUNITIES IN CHARITY RETAILING. Shop Manager - York. 35 hours per week - £11,812 per annum. Working with staff and volunteers you will demonstrate fashion awareness and generate profitable income from your shop. Deputy Shop Manager - York. 21 hours per week - £5.24 per hour. Assisting with shop duties, you will also provide cover in the absence of the Shop Manager. Full training will be provided for both posts. For further details and an application form, please contact: Reception at Thorne House Services for Autism, Fieldside Court, 3 Field Road, Thorne, Doncaster DN8 4AG. Telephone 01405 812128. read more

  • Building Maintenance

    BUILDING MAINTENANCE. We undertake general maintenance for several high street retailers and property owners. We need another maintenance operative to visit the stores/premises to undertake a wide variety of repairs. Applicants must be competent in all aspects of building maintenance works and over twenty five. Call 01904 788900 for an application form and further information. TBM Ltd, Northminster Business Park, Northfield Lane, York YO26 6QU. read more

  • Apprentice Trained Builders

    ATKINSON BUILDERS LTD require Apprentice Trained Builders. Due to continuing expansion we seek applications from suitably qualified/apprenticed trained builders with a minimum of 5 years experience. Atkinson Builders is a well established Building Company in the Ryedale Area. Our company is dedicated to quality, providing tailor made services to customers throughout Ryedale. You will need to be: read more

  • Yard Supervisor

    Yard Supervisor -Malton. A highly responsible and well organised person is needed to take on the co-ordination and supervision of all staff working in the yard of this busy branch. You must be able to motivate people, and be capable of providing training wherever necessary. An in-depth knowledge of the building trade and products is essential as you will be needed to give advice and information to customers. You'll be meticulous and systematic in your organisation and documentation of goods and staff workloads. You will also be responsible for the organisation and distribution of goods through our fleet of vehicles. Travis Perkins is one of the most successful companies of its kind. Voted Builders' Merchant of the Year for four years running, we already have over 900 branches nationwide. And we're still growing. If you'd like to take your career one step further, we'd like to hear from you. Interested? Then please contact:Mr Ian Banks, Branch Manager, Travis Perkins, 7 Seph Way, read more

  • Farm Secretary

    FARM SECRETARY. The Part Time post of Farm Secretary has become available (1 Day/week). Applicants must be outgoing and conscientious with computer literacy skills. 01751 431463 for details. read more

  • Press Operator

    Press Operator. Due to expansion we require a full time press person to operate Ryobi 3302 presses. Initially on days but with intention to move to double day working pattern. Experience essential. Must be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines. Salary negotiable. Please send CV to read more

  • Parts Advisor

    Due to continued expansion Mercedes-Benz of York require a Parts Advisor. Excellent working conditions with good rate of pay plus bonus scheme. Previous experience would be preferred but not essential. Company pension scheme available. Please contact Neil Benton on 01904 694000 or write enclosing CV to Mercedes-Benz of York, Centurion Park, Clifton Moorgate, York YO30 4WW read more

  • Machine Assistants/Trainees

    Machine Assistants/Trainees. Permanent employment is offered by one of the UK's fastest growing manufacturer of bespoke envelopes at their factory between Wetherby and York. Working a three-shift rotating system, the machine assistants are required to feed and pack products from our envelope machines. Applicants will have basic numerical skills and possess a reasonable level of fitness. No qualifications required as full training will be given. Contact Pauline Greenwood on 01904 739106 to arrange a friendly meeting. read more

  • LGV C & E Drivers

    LGV C & E Drivers (HGV Class I). Monday to Friday Shift. Over 60's, new passes (Over 21). Grampian Country Transport Ltd, based Malton, North Yorkshire. Grampian Country Transport is the logistics division of the Grampian Country Food Group, an international company with 21,000 employees in 43 locations world-wide. LGV C & E Drivers (HGV Class I). Monday to Friday Shift. Over 60's, new passes (Over 21). Grampian Country Transport Ltd, based Malton, North Yorkshire. An exciting opportunity will be commencing in mid-July for suitably qualified LGV drivers wishing to make the move into blue chip FMCG distribution company delivering food products to all the major retailers RDC's. read more

  • Why we've had our fill

    How green is York's rubbish tip? STEPHEN LEWIS visits Harewood Whinn to find out for himself. read more

  • Oasis, Don't Believe The Truth (Big Brother) ****

    MAKING two era-defining albums in quick succession has been a blessing and a curse for Oasis. read more

  • The Coral, The Invisible Invasion (Deltasonic) ***

    THE CORAL rode the crest of a wave when their chirpy Scouseadelica first rose from the Mersey, sadly this third long player sees The them treading water. read more

  • Ryan Adams and The Cardinals, Cold Roses (Lost Highway) ****

    AUDACIOUS is the best word to describe Cold Roses. After sending fans swooning with Heartbreaker then reeling with Love Is Hell, this is a return to the country rock Adams does best. read more

  • Turin Brakes, JackInABox (Source Records) *

    THE biggest compliment I can pay South London duo Olly Knights and Gale Paridjanian is that one track firmly wedged itself in my consciousness just hours after listening to it for the first time. read more

  • Moores of the same for bish

    HPH York Vale Cricket League division one leaders Bishopthorpe continued their run glut by amassing 249-7 against North Duffield. read more

  • York runner Bilton rises to challenge

    YORK marathon star Darran Bilton has been picked to run for Great Britain in a special international challenge match. read more

  • Bar to stay closed despite bus service fears

    YORK'S historic Walmgate Bar will remain closed to traffic, despite warnings that bus services will suffer. read more

  • Spike the Gunners

    THE greatest sporting debate for years is surely going to dominate many a conversation over the coming months - should the mighty Liverpool FC be allowed to defend the European Cup despite not finishing in the top four of the Premiership? read more

  • Rhodes rocked by calf injury

    YORK City Knights have seen good news regarding half-back star Scott Rhodes turn to concern. read more

  • Bruce, the good shepherd

    WHEN the next set of police commendations come around, the Diary has a nomination. No, it's not Chief Sup. Tim Madgwick for supreme bravery in wearing those running shorts, but Bruce the police dog. read more

  • Dinner lady hits back at Jamie

    I AM a catering manager at a senior school in York and a fully-qualified chef with two trainee cooks working with me. read more

  • Unfair hearing

    AS one of the contributors to the seven-hour planning marathon discussing Germany Beck housing I compliment the council members who listened to many short presentations. The questions they asked were informative and incisive. read more

  • In the ghetto?

    FORGIVING your headline ('Germany Calling', May 30), it is more important that Fulford and York at large knows what is coming. read more

  • Mike puts boot in

    BLIMEY! Mike Bentley has really got it in for the female victims of paedophile rape in last Saturday's Soundoff column. read more

  • Don't let Radio York do Cleveland way

    I HAVE been interested by the letters etc about BBC Radio York. I would say that whatever power the listeners of York may have and the clout of this newspaper, use them to the full to protect your station. read more

  • Pay us for sorting

    AS far back as I can remember we have had a superb refuse collection service in Bishopthorpe, with hard working, considerate and helpful collectors, who would also do that little bit extra to ensure people had the first-rate service for which they were paying. read more

  • Don't eat meat

    MRS J Kay concludes her letter about factory farming by saying that we should "take the trouble to find out how and where our meat has been produced and how and where it is slaughtered. Only then can we eat with a clear conscience." (May 20). read more

  • Longer record

    I CONGRATULATE James Rayne, the chairman of York Philharmonic Male Voice Choir (Yesterday Once More, May 23). read more

  • Don't go to the bullfight, it's too cruel

    THOUSANDS of people from York and surrounding areas will be holidaying in Spain this summer enjoying the sunshine and local customs. read more

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